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Learning from Indigenous Peoples in Guyana: Relationships matter

31 October 2017
Pope Francis in Colombia, September 2017

Joel Thompson SJ New ways of relating to the earth and to each other are needed.  Dialoguing with indigenous peoples provides a way of broadening our imagination while working with those who will be most affected by environmental change.  “Christian spirituality proposes an alternative understanding of the quality of life, and encourages a prophetic...
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Sustainable Development – What we are learning

21 June 2012
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Frank Turner, SJ Ideas of development themselves develop.  We do not imagine today, as many people did in the so-called ‘development’ decade of the 1960s, that marginal economies will simply ‘take off’ once a critical leverage point is reached, in virtue of some natural tendency towards progress. That influential and naively optimistic theory was...
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